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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Silk puts facts on the shelf in his latest case

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by CANNIX YAU

    ... representing the political tensions between the city and the mainland. But he also sees a place brimming with hope, as well as the place where he had the opportunity to rebuild his life after he ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Filmmaker Ruby Yang: looking at the city from a different angle

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:31am by Oliver Chou

    ... said. Yang, born in Hong Kong and based in San Francisco since 1977, has focused her energies in the last decade on mainland China- the setting for her documentary on Aids that won an Oscar ... to ordinary people that gave her the Oscar-winning angle of portraying mainland orphans who had lost their parents to Aids. "Instead of finger-pointing, my theme was the stigma those young ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Ronnie Chan: philanthropist taking charity through the roof

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Denise Tsang

    ... of the mainland's biotechnology start-ups and in smartphone maker Xiaomi. Chan said even the family's stakes in Hang Lung Group and Hang Lung Properties were part of Morningside Group's assets. ... and spearheaded a HK$92 billion investment plan. The company sank almost half of that into high-end shopping centres on the mainland, targeting major population centres. But now that he's focusing ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - PROFILE

    How Li Na went from a badminton-playing kid in Wuhan to one of China's global icons

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:22pm

    ... Reuters Double grand slam winner changed the face of tennis in the mainland A typical “neighbourhood kid” toting a badminton racquet in the Yangtze river port of Wuhan, eight-year-old Li ... As a young girl making the switch from tennis to badminton, Li had to explain to her mother what tennis was, but mainland China now boasts eight WTA events, one in her home-town of Wuhan. Though ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Li Fei's tough talk on reform: speaking his mind or toeing the line?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... lawmakers to trigger a "de facto referendum" on universal suffrage was "fundamentally in breach of the Basic Law". In 2012, he said an influx of mainland women to give birth in Hong Kong should be "controlled by administrative measures"- the local government would later ban hospitals from taking bookings from pregnant mainlanders. Elsie Leung Oi-sie, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    How mainland Chinese influx can damage the environment

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... luggage around crowded shopping areas in mock imitation of mainland tourists and resorted to verbal abuse of Putonghua speakers. "I would not call [mainland visitors] 'locusts', ... The green view on mainland influx Science teacher Roy Tam Hoi-pong is never far from waging a crusade against environmental damage. For years, the co-founder of environmental group Green Sense went ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    'I'm not a spy', says Jimmy Lai's right-hand man Mark Simon

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... for the record, I still travel [on the mainland]." Despite his praise for Lai, there was an indication that their relations once turned sour. In a leaked draft of a letter to Lai in September 2007, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Pulling out of the news business: Tony Tsoi

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... While the company is listed and based in Hong Kong, its main manufacturing hub is in Heyuan, Guangdong, and Tsoi, who joined in 2005, frequently travels to the mainland for business. What's more, its chairman is Tsoi's friend Johnson Ko Chun-shun. Ko is known in business circles as a troubleshooter, often called in by mainland companies to help them list in Hong Kong ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Popular boss Chou Cheng-ngok reads between the lines on bookselling business

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Amy Nip

    ... over Popular in the 1980s, when it was making a foray into Malaysia. The group also went into textbook publishing in Canada and mainland China, and children's books in Britain, where ... and mainland China, and runs the biggest bookstore chain in Malaysia. Apart from books, the company's portfolio has widened to cover food and beverages, property development, education ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... a question he faces from lawmakers such as "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung every now and then. But Tsang's sympathy with the mainland should come as no surprise if one looks back at his ... General Chamber of Commerce. Tsang grew up reading Wen Wei Po every day and was impressed by scientific advances on the mainland in the 1950s, according to Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 ...




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